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I've had a headache for 4 days now & it's making my vision blurry, nothing has gotten rid of it. Body also feels tired like ive been lifting weights.

I've had a headache for 4 days now & it's making my vision blurry, nothing has gotten rid of it. Body also feels tired like ive been lifting weights.

Examination: You need to make an appointment for a comprehensive eye exam by an ophthalmologist, & possibly A neurologist. Headache with blurred vision is concerning, as it may represent a neurological problem. Make an appointment ASAP. ...Read more

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My husband claims that his vision becomes blurry while lifting weights. Why? Should mention that he drinks a pre work out to help with stamina/energy.

My husband claims that his vision becomes blurry while lifting weights. Why? Should mention that he drinks a pre work out to help with stamina/energy.

Blood pressure?: Blood pressure can rise significantly during weightlifting - this is because the blood return can be partially compromised by the high pressure. This is a symptom that should be checked out before continuing strenuous weight lifting. The energy drinks are probably ok but can be loaded with glucose - there should be a screen for diabetes as well. ...Read more

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Why are my eyes blurry after I wake up from a nap?

Why are my eyes blurry after I wake up from a nap?

Don't Know: Could be dryness (not everyone closes his/her eyes completely).

Do you sleep with contact lenses?

If this persists, make sure to see your eye doctor. ...Read more

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Why are my eyes blurry at night with my contacts?

Why are my eyes blurry at night with my contacts?

Dry eyes: Your eyes are probably dry from the long wear time and/or from underlying tear deficiency. Try taking them out and wear your glasses if needed. This is probably the best solution. You may also try contact lens friendly artificial tears, such as refresh optive. Another thought might be your age and the development of presbyopia, in which reading glasses worn over the contacts may help your reading. ...Read more

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What can cause blurry eyes?

What can cause blurry eyes?

Many causes: There are many possible causes of blurry vision. See an ophthalmologist to determine why yours are blurry. ...Read more

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Blurry eyes in night is normal?

Blurry eyes in night is normal?

No: Blurry vision at night is usually due to very small degrees of uncorrected myopia. During the day with pupillary constriction a -0.25 myope can see well. At night that myopia may increase to -0.50-0.75 because of pupillary dilation and spherical aberration of the crystalline lens. Should see an eye doctor. ...Read more

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I am 25 but my eyes go blurry after reading for awhile?

I am 25 but my eyes go blurry after reading for awhile?

Blurred vision in a: Healthy young person without other known ocular disease usually is due to uncorrected refractive error or dry eyes. Again, this is if there is no other ocular disease process ongoing. Try using lubricating eye drops to minimize any surface dryness leading to blurred vision. If this does not help then a good exam with a refraction for spectacles will be necessary. ...Read more

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My eyes are blurry. What should I do?

My eyes are blurry. What should I do?

Exam: Blurry vision is common and needs to be treated recommended examination will allow you to see better with correction. ...Read more

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I woke up with watery and blurry eyes. Why?

I woke up with watery and blurry eyes. Why?

Dry Eyes: Usually, patients who wake up 'with watery and blurry eyes' have a tear deficiency and should be seen by an oculoplastic surgeon for schirmer testing. However, some viral / bacterial infections make cause the same symptoms. See your ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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How come my eyes are blurry after I put in my contacts?

How come my eyes are blurry after I put in my contacts?

Fit of lens: Is it the correct rx? Do you have asigmatism? Do the lenses address that, perhaps axis is off? Go bak to the person who fit you. ...Read more

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Will the blurryness from my eyes from using zylet go away?

Will the blurryness from my eyes from using zylet go away?

Most likely: You should see your eye doctor to determine the cause of blurry vision. Most likely this will go away on its own but if the blurry vision is from infection or high pressure this needs to be treated to avoid further vision loss. See your eye doctor! Until then, use artificial tears to wash the eye out and lubricate the eye. Feel better! ...Read more

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Eyes are blurry and they hurt to keep blinking; what's wrong?

Many possible causes: Dry eye is the most common cause of eye irritation and can make your vision blurry. Often it feels better to keep them closed. In severe cases there is pain with blinking. See an ophthalmologist for an evaluation. ...Read more

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What to do if my eyes go blurry and out of focus when reading?

What to do if my eyes go blurry and out of focus when reading?

Refractive error: Blurred reading vision can be indicative of a need for glasses. It also could be related to ocular conditions like dry eyes or allergies. If you haven't had an eye exam for awhile, then you should see your eye doctor. ...Read more

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Now my eyes are blurry in the evening and night time, what should I do?

Now my eyes are blurry in the evening and night time, what should I do?

Glasses?: Your eyes need to be examined to give you an appropriate answer. Everyone's eye becomes less sharp at night due to physics and physiology however. Wearing glasses or stronger glasses at night may help. ...Read more

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Can not having enough sleep make ur eyes blurry one blink and fine the next?

Can not having enough sleep make ur eyes blurry one blink and fine the next?

Bleary-eyes: Bleary-eyed people have difficulty focusing which is likely attributed to a loss in the concentrated effort of maintaining visual attentiveness. Dryness may also be a factor, that, with too little sleep, your eyes have many more hours of exposure. Blinking helps to restore the moisture on the ocular surface, thereby helping the eyes to focus more clearly. Gets some sleep to help restore yourself. ...Read more

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My eyes are always blurry because of secretions on cornea. What can be done?

My eyes are always blurry because of secretions on cornea. What can be done?

The cornea: Doesn't usually secrete anything. The tears come from the lacriimal gland. The oils come from the Meibomian glands next to the hair follicles on the eyelid border itself. If you have secretiions on your corneas, you MUST SEE an ophthalmologist. Must find out what the cause is. So, see your trusted eye doctor to help you determine what is really going on, so you can start seeing clearly again! ...Read more